And the Winner Is: Oscar Short Nominees!

Ellen Theatre

Upcoming Dates & Times

Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm

For the 8th season, Bozeman Film Society is proud to present the popular Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered this year – Live Action, Animation and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners! And as a bonus, attend two programs and the third is free. A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), this year’s nominees are not to be missed! Titles in each program, along with synopses and final running times are listed at

Live Action & Documentary Shorts are generally suited for mature youth only, while the Animation features, other than the last short in the program, is appropriate for children. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 26th. Full Oscar ballots are available In the Ellen Theatre lobby with fabulous prizes for our winners!

Saturday & Sunday: Live Action/Animation/Documentary Shorts

Triple Package: $16.50/All Ages (plus fees). Available only by calling the Ellen Theatre box office at 585-5885, or in person at the box office.

Single Programs: $8.75/GA; $8.50/SR & ST; $5/Youth 12 & under (plus fees). Available online at, by calling 585-5885 or by visiting the box office.

Saturday Feb 18, 3:30 PM Live Action (132 minutes)

Saturday Feb 18, 7 PM Animation (86 minutes)

Important note: Pear Brandy and Cigarettes (35 minutes) will be shown last. An animated first-person narration about a troubled friendship, it contains violence, sex, drugs, and language not appropriate for children. A Parental Guidance warning runs prior to this short, so children may be ushered out of the theatre. All other animated shorts are G-Rated.

Sunday Feb 19, 3:30 PM Documentary (154 minutes, with 30 minute intermission)

Passholders & Sponsors: Pass holders and Sponsors who attend two screenings will receive the third show free.